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Toronto Electric Model Aviation Club (TEMAC) => Flight Instruction => Topic started by: bweaver on January 10, 2019, 11:09:08 am

Title: Setting the Record Straight on why airplanes fly
Post by: bweaver on January 10, 2019, 11:09:08 am
This is my first message in 2019 intended to assist newbies (student pilots) and existing TEMAC pilots, learn how to fly their model aircraft or improve their existing flying skills. 

A short while ago I had posted on the forum a simple illustration trying to be proactive in my role as CFI (Chief Flight Instructor).  I have been advised that my theory of why airplanes fly, while not being wrong, is somewhat incomplete.  http://temac.ca/smf/index.php/topic,6818.msg45348.html#msg45348

Who would have guessed? 

So now with help from @Athol , I am now going to set the record straight by reproducing the following informative document containing useful information, provided by him. So let's start...
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Post by: Frank v B on January 10, 2019, 09:22:51 pm
Bruce,

Have a safe trip.  There will be a test on the parts of an airplane when you get back  ;D ;D(last page)  Study hard. ;)

Safe home.

Frank